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Add 84/5 and 18/30

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 18/30

84/5 + 18/30 is 87/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    84/5 = 84 × 6/5 × 6 = 504/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    18/30 = 18 × 1/30 × 1 = 18/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/30 + 18/30 = 504 + 18/30 = 522/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/5
  6. In mixed form: 172/5

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